Plugins extend the functionality of WordPress and allow you to make further changes to WordPress Settings. The five plugins listed below work well with the Ark WordPress theme for freelancers and it makes your site even better. Plugins which are also listed in the overview – Revolution Slider and Fresh Performance Cache are completely free of charge in the template Ark, and administration will automatically recommend you to install them.

Coming Soon Page & Maintenance Mode by SeedProd

What to do when the web is not yet ready? Take advantage of Coming Soon Page & Maintenance Mode by SeedProd, with which visitors can see information about an early run. Within the paid version you can also collect email contacts directly.

Slider Revolution

The world’s most popular plugin for creating effective slides. And with Ark Theme, you will get it completely for free. With this plugin you will add to more than 4 million users who use it. From simple slideshow to complex animations. Anything will stand in way to your creativity. Feel free to present the news really stylishly.

MailChimp

E-mail marketing plays a major role in promoting your website and business. Collect contacts and inform them regularly about news, daily menus and other interesting offers. If you use the popular MailChimp as a forwarding tool, you will be pleased with the template Ark and its great compatibility with the MailChimp plugin for login integration directly to the page.

Yoast SEO

Do you want your website be loved by search engines? Keep all important SEO factors on page under control. The Ark template perfectly understands the Yoast SEO plugin, which opens the door to a wide range of settings. You do not have to be an SEO guru. Plugin guide you step-by-step through the most important parameters.

Fresh Performance Cache

Data Caching is a working method to help you speed up the running of your website. Café customers do not want to wait unnecessarily, and therefore the Ark template is not only optimized for high speed, but at the same time you get a cache plugin Fresh Performance Cache. Just activate and nothing else to deal with. Loading instantly and noticeably accelerates.

What not to forget before running?

Everything is done, the plugins are activated and you are looking forward to running. What to focus on before the first visitors see the site? Bet on points from this checklist:

Check all content

Read all of the texts, including those in the header and footer of the site. Did not stay some sentences somewhere from a demo? Just look at all the photos again.

Testing of links

Click through the site very carefully. All links must be funky and linking there, where they supposed to. Do not forget about menu items and links from different icons.

Check forms

Please try filling out and submitting your contact and booking form. Finding out that some of these forms do not work, after a few months, is really a lot unpleasant.

Visitors measurement

Everyone is interested in how many people go to his site. The most used analytical free tools include Google Analytics. For its implementation on the web and into we recommend the Google Analytics Dashboard for WP plugin (GADWP). With the first visits, make sure that your visit data are properly loaded.

Search engine availability

The announced Yoast SEO plugin alerts you to all possible issues. After running be sure to access the search engine site. Disable search and indexing site content makes sense only before running. See “Settings, specifically the Display section.

Normally, checklist should not miss web testing in different browsers and on different devices. With the Ark template, we did it for you. If you need some adjustments and other features, do not hesitate to hire us! We created the Ark template and we can create your site. Professional and coordinated team works fast and meet all your expectations. We’ll help you with little detail and the complete creation of the site as well.

And now you can finally get a coffee

As you can see, creating a WordPress theme based website is pretty easy. With the award-winning Ark template, you can handle it quickly with pre-defined demos you make the vast majority of your work within a minute. The result is a modern and fully functional presentation that will simply appeal to customers. And not just it. It will show them that you really care about them.

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